Rob Romano on Fox & Friends to Debate Youth Sports Issue

Connecticut Sports Law Guest Columnist Rob Romano recently appeared on Fox & Friends to debate whether youth sports leagues should alter the rules of the particular sport in order to promote player safety.  Excellent work, Rob.  Please see the video below.

Friday Sports Briefs

Congress Takes Aim at the BCS Howard Wasserman at the Sports Law Blog discusses H.R. 390 which prohibits the BCS from promoting, marketing or advertising the BCS as a national championship game unless a single-elimination playoff is in place.  Wasserman points out a potential First Amendment problem with the bill and offers a more direct solution: […]

Litigation and Little League

“Everyone is looking for a scholarship, and everyone is looking for a lawsuit.”  Those were the words of high school coach whom I recently interviewed concerning changes in coaching high school athletics.  Although that statement might seem a bit cynical, consider Rick Reilly’s recent column, “A Tale of Two Little Leaguers” on ESPN.com.  Reilly compares the […]

Sports Briefs: New Haven Little Leaguer Banned; Business of Favre, PSLs; Dan Orlovsky

A New Haven youth baseball league has banned a 9-year-old from pitching, because his 40-mile per hour fastball is too fast.  New Haven Attorney John Williams is planning to meet with the player’s parents to discuss available legal options. To read about the business that is Brett Favre, see Andrew Brandt’s article on The National Football Post.  As […]

Family Sues Little League, Retailer and Metal Bat Manufacturer Over Personal Injuries Sufferred by Child

By Jarett L. Warner   The family of a fourteen year old boy has commenced a lawsuit against a Little League affiliate, a sporting goods retailer and the bat’s manufacturer.  Twelve year old Steven Domalewski was injured while pitching for his baseball team in 2006, when a line drive struck him in the chest and […]